American Football Database
Rufus Bess
Personal information
Date of birth: (1956-09-13) September 13, 1956 (age 65)
Place of birth: Hartsville, SC
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Weight: 184 lb (83 kg)
Career information
College: South Carolina State
Undrafted in 1979
Debuted in 1979 for the Oakland Raiders
Last played in 1988 for the Chicago Bruisers
Career history
* Oakland Raiders ( 1979)
Career highlights and awards
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Sacks     2.5
Interceptions     11
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Tackles     2
Interceptions     1
Pass Breakups     1
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Rufus T. Bess, Jr. (born September 13, 1956 in Hartsville, South Carolina) is a former professional American football cornerback in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders, Buffalo Bills, and the Minnesota Vikings. He played college football at South Carolina State University.

He worked at North Community High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota as a football coach, staff member and teacher.

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